Rehabilitation Officer


Ministry of the Solicitor General

Do you enjoy facilitating group activities, building relationships and looking for ways to bring fresh ideas to the table? If so, the Ministry of the Solicitor General has a great opportunity for you! In the role of Rehabilitation Officer, you will facilitate rehabilitative programming to remanded and sentenced offenders at the Algoma Treatment and Remand Centre.

*Posting timeline: The posting has been extended until August 11, 2020. No changes have been made to the initial posting advertisement. If you have previously submitted an application to this Job ID, there is no need to apply again*

What can I expect to do in this role?
Provide rehabilitative services to offenders to assist in their adjustment upon returning to the community

Organize resources to effectively deliver programs as a sole facilitator, by marketing the program to offenders

Enroll offenders to participate in programs and ensure that physical resources are in place to deliver the program

Write case notes and input program tracking reports in Offender Tracking Information System (OTIS) in appropriate timeframe

Submit statistical information to Deputy Superintendent, Treatment
Complete classifications of offenders Gather information for and prepare Temporary Absence Permits

Assist in the scheduling/coordination of fee-for-service providers Interview and respond to offender requests

Facilitate referrals to assist in discharge planning

Participate in meetings and committees Assist in the orientation, training and supervision of new staff, volunteers and students

Provide information, write reports, and advise senior management Provide other rehabilitation services as directed

How do I qualify?

Program Facilitation Knowledge and Experience

You have expertise in group facilitation and theories related to the rehabilitation of offenders, normally acquired through post secondary education in social work or a related field

You have strong group facilitation skills to effectively facilitate, instruct, and deliver rehabilitative programs

You have demonstrated interviewing techniques to obtain information from offenders and community contacts to assess offender needs, motivation and suitability for placements

You have knowledge of community agencies and resources to assist in discharge planning

Specialized Knowledge

You have knowledge of the justice system, court processes and court documentation

You are able to understand and apply relevant legislation such as the Ministry of Correctional Services Act

You have knowledge of programs and strategies focusing on criminogenic risk factors and risk/needs assessment relating to the classification process (pertaining to programs such as the Temporary Absence Program, Intermittent Community Work Program and offender work programs)

Interpersonal and Communication Skills

You are able to work with and provide services to offenders in a correctional environment

You can interact and exchange client information with professionals and correctional administrators

Analytical, Investigative, and Evaluative Skills

You can obtain information and make recommendations based on established criteria

You can assess suitability of offenders for participation in various rehabilitative programs

You have organizational skills to prioritize and complete work in a timely fashion

You can manage the coordination/scheduling of programs

Computer Skills

You are able to use information/tracking systems and software packages to input/retrieve offender data, prepare and maintain reports and statistics
Additional Information:Address:

1 Permanent, 800 Great Northern Rd, Sault Ste Marie, North Region, Vulnerable Sector Check, Credit History Check, Local Police Databases Search, PIP/NICHE/RMS

Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
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Corrections and Enforcement

Posted on:
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual’s employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential. N-CL-150903/20

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